On the evening of September 16th, 2011 Royal Cliff Hotels Group hosted 36 top representatives from numerous Japanese companies from Pattaya Eastern Seaboard as a gracious gesture of gratitude for their support throughout the past year.  The invited guests were greeted on arrival by General Manager Mr. Joachim Grill, Deputy General Manager Mr. Ranjith Chandrasiri, Deputy Director of Sales Mr. Shreyash Shah, Sales Manager-Japan Ms. Satomi Aochi and PR & Marketing Communications Manager Ms. Elizabeth Dass-Brown.  

This party was also held to serve as an excellent platform to continue building relationships and fostering friendships between Royal Cliff Hotels Group and all the companies and invited guests present.  

The Cocktail Party was held at the Promenade Lounge, located at the Royal Cliff Grand Hotel where the guests were hosted to a cocktail menu with a selection of Japanese, Thai or International dishes and an open-bar.  The Royal Cliff’s resident band entertained the invited guests throughout the evening with renditions of ever-green favourites. One of the highlights of the evening was the thrilling bar-tendering performance by the Royal Cliff’s flamboyant bartender, Akkarapong Yuwaphan who kept the guests entertained with his exhilarating stunts! Akkarapong served his winning cocktail ‘Blue Kiss’ which won the ‘Mekong Free-Style Pattaya Signature Drink Menu Search 11’ at the recent Pattaya Food & Hoteliers Expo 2011. ‘Blue Kiss’ is now recognized as the signature drink for Pattaya.

To add to the fun of the evening, Royal Cliff Hotels Group sponsored Lucky Draw prizes for all present and 3 lucky winners were selected. Mr. Grill presented each winner with the prize; with Mr. Varee - Human Resources Manager of Yamasei, winning the hotel’s accommodation prize, Mr. Arai - Director of Toyo Filling winning a Spa Certificate, and Mr. Kabayashi Manager - Ken Jec winning the dining prize. 

To make the evening more memorable, a commemorative birthday celebration was included for 2 special guests who were celebrating their birthdays. A cake and complementary chocolate boxes were arranged by Royal Cliff Hotels Group for Mr. Ohno, Chairman of SSCM and Mr. Kobayashi, Manager of Ken Jec; who together cut the birthday cake with all other guests wishing them both well and good health.

Situated on a private parkland estate overlooking the stunning Gulf of Thailand, the Royal Cliff Hotels Group offers the perfect beachfront setting with traditional and modern Thai style furnishing, extraordinary service and the ambiance of absolute luxury. The 64 acre property is home to four award winning 5-star hotels offering a sensory experience defined profoundly by its style, culture and elegance – all presented with the distinctive spirit of the State of Exclusivity and Fascination.

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Photo Caption: Royal Cliff’s Deputy Director of Sales Mr. Shreyash Shah (left), Deputy General Manager Mr. Ranjith Chandrasiri (right), Bartender Akkarapong (centre) with the Ken Jec team (from left) Ms. Tsuchiya, Ms. Panadda and Ms. Jeerapan